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GEOARM

GeoArm sells individual home security and automation products so homeowners can pick and choose exactly what they want.

Our Score
7.5
User Score
5.6
Our Score
7.5
User Score
5.6
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Ratings Breakdown

Monthly Monitoring Fee

$10

Install & Equipment Fee

$229-$571

Contract Length

None

Cancellation Policy

Free

System Relocation Fee

Fees May Apply

Number of Reviews

51

This Review is maintained by Chase Sagum

Review Last Updated: July 24, 2019

GEOARM is a third-party provider of home security systems and home automation equipment. Mix and match almost every piece of equipment available for home monitoring and install it yourself where you want in your home. The company also sells DIY and professional monitoring services through other companies.

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User Rating
Monthly Price
Upfront Costs
Review

#1

7.7
$19.99-42.99
$0

#2

7.1
$34.99-49.99
$69+

#3

5.1
$34.95-59.99
$199-499

#11
GEOARM-Logo

5.6
$10
$229-$571

Pros

Inexpensive Monthly Monitoring

GEOARM is one of the most affordable home security companies in the industry. With GEOARM, a customer can sign up for month-to-month monitoring plans from $15 to as low as $10 – less than half the monthly monitoring fees as some of the top companies in the industry.

GEOARM provides deals on nearly all of the top equipment manufacturers, including 2GIG, DSC, Honeywell, GE, and Qolsys. What’s more, these plans are contract free! GEOARM allows customers a flexibility offered by few other companies. GEOARM also provides a $0 down plan at a reasonable monthly rate of $20 to $30.

Positive GEOARM Reviews

GEOARM customers have different opinions on the company. About half of their customers have had a positive experience with the company. Here are some of the good things they have to say about GEOARM:

  • Low monthly fees
  • No contract
  • DIY service

Cons

Up Front Fees

While customers can pay incredibly low rates with no contracts attached, GEOARM will assess major upfront costs on these plans to help pay for the system. Customers can pay between $229 – $571 upfront before the system can be activated. GEOARM’s $0 down system does carry a contract of 36 months.

GEOARM Complaints

Half of the reviews of GEOARM on Best Home Security Companys are negative. In 2019, almost all of the reviews have been negative. Common themes of these reviews include:

  • Unresponsive customer service
  • False alarms

Our Recommendation

If you are looking for a cheap way to monitor your system. GEOARM might be the answer. But if you don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on your equipment and worry about the installation yourself, you may want to look elsewhere. Trusted home security providers like Protect America and Frontpoint are better options.


About GeoArm

Home Security Products
  • Alarms
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Control Panel
  • Door/window sensors
  • Glassbreak detectors
  • GPS tracking (mobile and vehicle)
  • Keypads
  • Keyfobs
  • Medical alert systems
  • Motion sensors
  • Panic button
  • Sensors
  • Smoke/fire detectors
  • Video doorbell
  • Video surveillance

 

Home Automation Products
  • Energy monitoring
  • Flood control
  • Garage door opener
  • Lighting
  • Security safes
  • Smart locks
  • Smart thermostat
  • Sprinkler control
  • Video doorbell
  • Water

 

GeoArm sells equipment from the following brands:
  • 2GIG
  • Aeotec
  • Alarm.com
  • AlarmClub
  • AlarmNet
  • Alula
  • Amcrest
  • Arlo
  • Connect24
  • DSC
  • Elk
  • Encore
  • FortezZ
  • Honeywell Home
  • Interlogix
  • IpDatatel
  • Jasco
  • Kwikset
  • LiftMaster
  • Linear
  • LogicMark
  • Lutron
  • Napco
  • Qolsys
  • Rachio
  • Radio
  • Resolution Products
  • Schlage
  • Telguard
  • Total Connect
  • Uplink
  • Videofled
  • Yale
  • Zipato

 

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  1. User Score
    10
    August 12th, 2014 Cortlandt Manor, NY
    7 people found this review helpful!
    A cost effective alarm solution for anyone with modest technical skills. I replaced a tired 20 year old alarm panel with one from them for $150 out of pocket. It was easy to do and took only a few hours. The tech support guy helped me with the programming and getting the new panel to communicate to central station. Plus my yearly monitoring cost went down from $420 with ADT to $120 with GeoArm. My next task is to implement cellular communication so I can get rid of my $50/month Verizon landline which I only use for alarm communication and to receive robo-calls wanting to help me reduce my credit card charges. All in all my savings will be almost a grand a year and I won’t have to hear from Rachel at Card Member Services ever again. Thanks GeoArm!
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  2. User Score
    10
    July 4th, 2014 Boca Raton, FL
    3 people found this review helpful!
    Purchased because of low monthly monitoring fees relative to traditional security services. Do it yourself installation was easy because their tech talked me through the whole process by phone. The equipment is shipped with elaborate and extensive instructions which are way too detailed and technical. Instructions give the impression that you’re never going to be able to install and activate, while in fact the instructions aren’t used at all – you just call them and do what you’re told. If that was made clear to purchaser before hand they’d be more comfortable when they first open the box.

    All in all great company to work with and easy to watch YouTube videos together with the phone support that is also needed – as in my case, distinguishes them from the other pretenders out there.

    GEOARM was easy to work with. – Mark

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  3. User Score
    10
    June 30th, 2014 Houston, TX
    9 people found this review helpful!
    After having monitronics for many years, and having a very costly service man out to my residence in houston to find out all I needed was a new battery, yet was charged $100 plus for the five minutes of time it took to replace it plus the cost of the battery. I decided to look online to find the part number of the battery and found GEOARM. They sell the battery for half as much and did the cellular monitoring for $15 a month without tax. I made the switch and have told colleagues at work about this alarm company. Honestly, I am was impressed from start to finish and got setup within 2 days of ordering their service.

    2 thumbs up!

    Betsy

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  4. User Score
    10
    June 12th, 2014 Fort Lauderdale, FL
    8 people found this review helpful!
    The experience that I have had working with GEOARM was absolutely second to none.

    I got the Honeywell L5200 brand new system from them, and they had not only the best prices for the equipment, but they also had the best prices for the alarm monitoring.

    From the great customer support I had on the phone to help me decide which of the systems was the right one to me, to the ease of scheduling my appointment to setup my monitoring, the care from the whole staff has been fantastic.

    This kind of customer service that you can’t get anywhere else, and should not go unnoticed!

    Keep up the superb work, Rebecca.

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  5. User Score
    10
    May 11th, 2014
    8 people found this review helpful!
    Very reputable internet company. i have had great service and time with all contacts in the company. i am installing my second wifi security system with geoarm in brazil together with my system in new York city. It is very nice to be able to communicate with them in english and for my Family in brazil to watch the Spanish and português vídeos online.

    Thank you very much from jose.

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  6. User Score
    0
    April 22nd, 2014 Decatur, GA
    9 people found this review helpful!
    Horrible experience back in september 2013.
    bought system, installed and at set up they could not activate with comcast, 2 weeks later after comcast change our phone number set up to what geoarm wanted, still could not activate, sold me on a thingy (additional $109 on top of original $500) to connect alarm system through internet. call them at least 5 times to activate finally said they could not do it, I talked to the arrogant owner after many efforts; he absolutely would not return my money, even after i offered to pay a restocking fee. Maybe i was a painful customer, however i did paid them for the products and after all i AM the customer. Just beware!!!! I am sure there are some satisfied customers out there, however seems to me you are taking your chances.
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  7. User Score
    9
    February 27th, 2014 Denver, CO
    7 people found this review helpful!
    It is true that GEOARM is a do it yourself company and for some this may be not convenient. For me that was not an issue at all as I have been installing alarm systems amongst other electronics for over two decades for clients in the South Cali area.

    In the past, I referred my customers to do the monitoring with Protection 1, however, I never really benefited from giving them my referral business. With GEOARM, I am able to pay them their monitoring fee, and bill my clients directly, which leaves some monthly profit for me to upcharge for my work.

    I have used them for 3 clients so far in the past month, and have had no issues yet. If only I could be a franchise partner, I would have rated them a 10, but because I cant they get a 9 score. If you are looking for a dependable group of alarm techs, I believe GEOARM should be considered on your list.

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  8. User Score
    10
    February 26th, 2014
    13 people found this review helpful!
    Let me start by saving that searching for a home security store was not easy for me. I found besthomesecuritycompanys.com and started from the top, and made over 20 calls to other companies before finding GEOARM. To my surprise they suited my needs the best, and told me that if that their sign up was risk free, unlike the other companies that I had called before.

    In the house I just purchased for my family in Lake Tahoe, had a Napco Gemini alarm that I had no clue how to operate. Most home security companies, I learned service only 1 type of system, and they told me I had to replace my alarm. However, when I contacted GEOARM, they told me that Napco was a system that they do use. Without further a due, I paid $1 to get activated with them, and got converted on my appointment date the following day. That was awesome!!!

    I was able to use what I had with GEOARM and save money, without having to change anything as I was consistently told by the others. I want to thank Steve at GEOARM for helping me out and the technician Chris for being so kind in the process. If anyone has any more questions, they may email me.

    Thanks once again, to besthomesecuritycompanys.com for leading me to GEOARM, as I may have not found them otherwise.

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  9. User Score
    10
    February 21st, 2014 Boca Raton, FL
    6 people found this review helpful!
    Signed up on a month to month basis, and after getting my system working with the technician Rafael, I just upped my plan to lower my cellular rate to $15.00. Honestly, I only have good words about Rafael, as he was very smart and knew exactly what fields in programming of my older DSC Powerseries panel to access. He easily instructed me what buttons to press on my keypad to change the number my PC1616 dials and verified my previous alarm companies (Devcon) programming. I was paying over $40 a month with them, and I cut that more than in half with Geoarm.com.

    If you are not afraid to listen to instructions from professional installers/techs that Geoarm has then, they are most certainly the option to choose and I have already recommended them to my neighbors. Two thumbs up!

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  10. User Score
    10
    February 17th, 2014 Davenport, FL
    7 people found this review helpful!
    I just got a GE Simon xti system from GeoArm for my mom’s home in California. They have some really good equipment to choose from and pricing for the monitoring. The equipment arrived 3 days after I ordered it and was already programmed so all I had to do was place the pieces up. I talked with a nice man named Joe, who was patient and answered all my questions. They really made me feel comfortable with my purchase from sale to getting setup. And yes, I did a lot of research prior to placing the order and found the cellular alarm rate of $15 monthly to be a great price without any catches. I am a very happy customer.
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  11. User Score
    10
    February 11th, 2014 Delray Beach, FL
    9 people found this review helpful!
    After calling multiple alarm companies, I finally found Geoarm who offers everything the others did and more. Most of the other guys have been around for only a few years and these guys have been providing A+ BBB service since the 1980’s, made me feel quite comfortable.

    When talking to Geoarm everything was spelled out clearly in regards of pricing and their clear policies. I talked over the phone to many different sales agents there before purchasing my new 2GIG security system online. After purchasing the system, I was sent to a secure SSL form so I could privately enter in my confidential information for programming the system and for setting up my monitoring account. I can not stress how safe I felt, as many other sites do not encrypt your information, like Geoarm does. I received my equipment in one business day and set it up in about 1 hour of time, thanks to the easy installation video that the filmed. During my appointment, I talked to a gentleman named Drew who really impressed me with not only his knowledge on the equipment, but also with his thorough testing of all the parts that I ordered. With Geoarm I was truely not left alone, and they walked me through every step. All and all, these guys are great. I have told my neighbors about them and am a completely satisfied client for as long as the equipment lasts. My greatest appreciation to the staff of Geoarm and management for running such a fine establishment.

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Our Score
7.5
User Score
5.6
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Monthly Monitoring Fee

$10

Install & Equipment Fee

$229-$571

Contract Length

None

Cancellation Policy

Free

System Relocation Fee

Fees May Apply

Number of Reviews

51
Our Score
8.9
User Score
7.7
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Monthly Monitoring Fee

$19.99-42.99

Install & Equipment Fee

$0

Contract Length

36 Months

Cancellation Policy

Pay Balance

System Relocation Fee

Free

Number of Reviews

2,431